Soft Story Retrofit in El Sereno, California

A soft-story building is a building in which the first story of the building is only 70% as strong as the second story. The first story of this type of building is usually hollow and most commonly used as a parking garage. Soft story buildings are much more susceptible to collapse during an earthquake, which is why a process, known as soft story retrofit, is used to strengthen the structural integrity of a soft story building. ABI Construction Inc is highly skilled in providing soft story retrofit services to El Sereno, California area residents and businesses so you're not faced with catastrophic damage in the event of an earthquake.


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Why retrofit Your Soft Story Building in  El Sereno?

Retrofitting your soft-story building will not only prevent you from all the hassles after an earthquake, and prevent tremendous damage, but recently, several counties in California have mandated soft story buildings be retrofitted. So it's now the law to have your El Sereno soft story building retrofitted. Have your soft story building retrofitted with ABI Construction Inc. Having 8 years of experience, ABI Construction Inc has the skills and license to complete your retrofitting project to code. Call us today at (424) 341-0480.

Soft Story Retrofit in El Sereno CaliforniaOur El Sereno Soft Story Building Retrofit Process:

  • Create a site plan of the building's property
  • Take the plans to the city plan checkers
  • Provide a construction cost 
  • Plan the construction
  • Perform the construction work
  • Complete the inspection

 Ways to retrofit your El Sereno soft-story building:

  • Add more walls
  • Ordinary moment frame
  • Intermediate moment frame
  • Special moment frame


Why call ABI Construction Inc For Earthquake Protection in El Sereno?

Retrofitting a building is a large, complex project, which not everyone is equipped to handle. However, our team at ABI Construction Inc is fully trained and equipped to handle this job. We have the proper licenses and will complete your soft story retrofit project to code. With ABI Construction Inc, you won't have to worry about when that next earthquake will hit in El Sereno and the damage that will be incurred since you'll already have your building retrofitted. Call the soft story building retrofit experts in El Sereno at (424) 341-0480.

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